L2021.1 Release Notes:
  • 21 Aug 2022
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For a list of release dates and Sisense's end of support, see Sisense Life Cycle.

Release Notes

L2021.1.4.23 - March 8, 2021 - Service Pack

  • Support was added for Azure Premium Disk Storage (Read more)
  • Limitation: Users that were duplicated after importing from Active Directory may receive more than one email for the same report.

L2021.1.3.20 - February 25, 2021 - Service Pack

  • Sisense supports dynamic parameters for connection settings, which enables you to manage a single Live data source where the parameter values for the connection depend on the user (Read more)

Selected Bug Fixes

  • When using SisenseJS, the background color was missing in collapsed dashboard filters
  • Reports for larger dashboards were not always sent
  • Permissions errors occurred preventing connections to Google Sheets
  • In some scenarios, custom tables were not included in a build
  • Logs were not structured correct in some scenarios
  • The date format in PDF reports ignored a user's localization settings
  • The Exporting service failed when migrating
  • In some scenarios the Jobs service was stuck and had to be restarted
  • Deleting all pods caused new pods to get stuck while initializing due to non-existing migration pods

L2021.1.2.30 - February 19, 2021 - Service Pack

  • In some scenarios, you could not connect to Google Spreadsheets in multi-node deployments
  • Sisense Quest anomaly detection did not work as expected
  • After building an ElastiCube, all ElastiCube Query pods start at the same time and not sequently when you have multiple pods supporting the ElastiCube
  • When a filter was used in a BloX widget, it sometimes gave incorrect results
  • On BigQuery Live connections, aggregate functions containing date columns could have resulted in an error when a date filter was applied
  • When sorting Groups by language, the sort order did not work as expected
  • Sorting Groups and Users sometimes took a long time to complete
  • When restoring Sisense, the ZK pod was also erroneously restarted (as were some other third-party services)
  • Permissions for ElastiCubes could not be modified
  • A timeout occurred when trying to access a PostgreSQL database's list of schemas and tables
  • The add_completion-ns-sisense.sh login command failed on Amazon EKS
  • Upgrades did not complete for single node deployments on Amazon EKS
  • The cluster was not removed when the uninstall_cluster parameter was set to true in the single_config.yaml file

L2021.1.1.71 - February 10, 2021 - Service Pack

Support was added for Single node deployments offline (Installing Sisense in an Offline (Air-Gapped) Environment)

The following issues were fixed:

  • When installing Sisense offline, single nodes on existing clusters did not include sample ElastiCubes
  • In some scenarios, when uninstall_cluster in the config.yaml file was set to true, the cluster was not uninstalled
  • PNG files from email reports were saved in storage
  • When using Sisense BloX and Jump-to-Dashboard, drilling into a dashboard did not work as expected
  • In some scenarios, builds with Google BigQuery failed when the size was larger than 300M rows
  • The dashboard is not loaded in the PDF preview window from the Reporting tab when sharing a dashboard
  • The Jump-to-Dashboard add-on doesn't set filters from formulas in the target dashboard
  • In some scenarios, a list of databases was not displayed when trying to add a new data source
  • For some users, when they scheduled a dashboard report, sometimes the report didn’t send
  • When running an API call with a System Admin access token, if you used the GET method with the api/globals endpoints, the hash fields were returned
  • If a shared user scheduled email reports, the schedule was overwritten when the dashboard owner republished the dashboard
  • Customized plugins were overwritten after Sisense was upgraded
  • Reporting of dashboards that use Blox widgets sometimes failed
  • Sometimes groups were not included in the request header of the authentication API
  • Build preview failed when trying to use the Generic JDBC connector and the CDATA SharePoint Excel Services driver
  • Some widgets embedded in emails were either cropped or didn’t display properly
  • Non-supported connection options were included in the “recent connections” list
  • The old and new translator sometimes showed different results
  • Duplicating a shared dashboard, and then changing the ownership to a different user, sometimes resulted in the original owner receiving a 403 error
  • The exporting service stopped working after sending 7-8 email reports with an attached PDF
  • Yellow highlighting did not disappear when scrolling or selecting checkboxes after creating groups and assigning values
  • If one plugin failed during a build, all other plugins also failed during the build
  • There was no descriptive error message when a connection failed is Sisense was unable to resolve the connection parameters
  • In the Connection Wizard, parameter fields did not have any validation
  • When running or editing dashboards, sometimes the widgets did not load and Sisense froze
  • In some cases, query errors did not include error details
  • Incorrect values sometimes displayed when setting the date filter to a date range
  • When the dashboard was filtered by date, and the “highlight” option was displayed, filter values were displayed with marker dots, instead of displaying as sliced
  • If more than 11 values were used in a bar or column chart, the display order was incorrect
  • If two dashboard filters on the same column were applied and one was disabled for a specific widget, when viewing the widget in edit mode, sometimes all filters were disabled
  • After changing the timezone on the server, the time in the subject of email reports were different from the time on the server
  • In some scenarios, users were redirected when a session ends with CSRF enabled
  • An Admin user who does not own a dashboard could not share or access some elements
  • In some scenarios, builds stopped at the AddressType table
  • The Create Data Notebook button was missing after upgrading to L2021.1
  • Collect Usage Analytics was disabled by default
  • Scheduled ElastiCube builds failed in some scenarios
  • On the Data page, disabling the Break by field affected the Values state
  • Received an error message when a table has no columns or did not exist
  • Builds failed after a table was deleted and then recreated
  • Transferring dashboard ownership broke the Owner's View
  • When creating an ElastiCube, users could not select connection parameters or to create a connection based on recent Live connection with parameters
  • Adding a column to a widget in a SnowFlake Live model yielded a query.log error for component: io.undertow.request
  • Unable to preview PDFs on dashboards from Live sources.

January 27, 2021 - Official Release

Important to Know

  • Sisense versions will now be in the format Linux-Year-Month-Version (L2021.1.0)

What's New

Custom Code

Transform your data with custom code using Jupyter notebooks

Read More

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Funnel Charts

Sisense now includes Funnel Charts

Read More

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Additional New Features and Improvements

  • When using the Accordion add-on, you can configure it to pass all dashboard filters to the destination dashboard Read More
  • Easily Customize the background color of Sisense Read More
  • Improved memory consumption for MemSQL, MSSQL, SalesForce, Athena, and EC2EC
  • Download logs to send to Sisense Support Read More
  • Sisense on EKS, GKE, and AKS supports Kubernetes 1.18

What’s Fixed

  • The /user POST API did not accept empty Name fields
  • The /users V1.0 endpoint did not support search capabilities
  • Viewers will no longer see the Clear Selection feature on widgets as it was not available for them
  • CORS configurations were not supported for some REST API endpoints
  • Columns included in hidden tables are not returned in API calls
  • When using the Frame SDK, applying filters did not always work as expected
  • Blox Submit action did not work with external requests due to withCredentials and 'internal' header
  • You can now set ElastiCube names up to 60 characters
  • If a JAQL call fails when data security is applied, the filter now switches to “include all” status so that data security can be applied
  • Dependent filters that include a background filter now produces more accurate results
  • Dashboards with data security now load much faster
  • Custom columns that query themselves in SQL expressions now result in an error message with instructions for how to proceed
  • When attempting to back up system farms with queryable data when the farms are stored in S3, a message now informs you that only the schema will be backed up, not the data
  • Attempting to build a data model and the result is empty a 404 message no longer appears
  • When the GET /api/v2/builds request is executed without any additional parameters by a Data Designer, this request now returns a list of available builds.
  • When using an iFrame with JWT, when a session ends the user is now redirected to the dashboard, not to the Home page.
  • If the parentId property in v1/folders/{id} is empty, the left-hand navigation menu now displays all dashboards, instead of showing none
  • The left-hand menu now loads faster
  • Helm charts now support custom affinity and node selector rules, as well as custom labels
  • Font and checkbox display issues in Internet Explorer 11 are resolved
  • "WEEK" was not exported to CSV files as expected

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